Friday, march 25

4:00 – 4:05 PM
G90, Myron Taylor Hall

Welcome/Introductory Remarks

Arisa Herman – Co-president, APALSA
Charlene Hong – Co-president, APALSA
Joshua Gopaul, – President, SALSA

4:05 – 4:30 PM
G90, Myron Taylor Hall

Summer Recruiting 101 – Nuts & Bolts

The APALSA Academic Co-Chairs will lead a session to provide 1L students with the nuts and bolts of how the August Job Fair (AJF) works. The Co-Chairs will cover tips for bidding strategies, researching firms, and networking before AJF.

Andrew (Keum Yong) Lee, Academic Co-Chair, APALSA
Jerolynn Liu – Academic Co-Chair, APALSA

4:30 – 5:15 PM
G90, Myron Taylor Hall

Summer Recruiting 101 – Upperclass Student Panel

In this panel, upperclass students will speak about their AJF and pre-AJF experiences and answer questions.

Chris Mao — 3L, 2021 Summer Associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher, & Flom (NYC)
Yuehui Ji — 3L, 2021 Summer Associate at Cooley (Palo Alto)
Sean Lyuk — 2L, Incoming 2022 Summer Associate at Latham & Watkins (NYC)

5:15 PM

15 Minute Break

5:30 – 6:15 PM
G90, Myron Taylor Hall

Keynote and Q&A

APALSA-SALSA Academy is pleased to feature Lisa Yun (JD ’10), Head of Corporate & Securities at DocuSign, as our Keynote Speaker.

6:30 – 8:30 PM
Statler Hotel,
Cornell University

Dinner Reception

saturday, march 26

10:00 – 10:45 AM
The Commons,
Myron Taylor Hall

Registration + Welcome Coffee

Coffee and pastries will be available in The Commons for Academy participants.

10:45 – 11:45 AM
184, Landis Auditorium, Myron Taylor Hall

The Law Firm Experience as an AAPI Lawyer

This panel will provide a wealth of perspectives on working at a law firm and what a day in the life of a firm associate entails. Participants will hear from associates who currently work at law firms on how they succeed in their positions and how they navigated firms as AAPI lawyers during their own on-campus recruiting processes.

Ankan Dhal, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
Teresa Lewi, ’12, Covington
Sarah Ryu ’15, Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Frank Sun ’17, Richards, Layton, & Finger

11:45 AM

15 Minute Break

12:00 – 1:00 PM
184, Landis Auditorium, Myron Taylor Hall

Preparing for Interviews and OCI – An Attorney’s Perspective

Featuring Cornell alumni, this panel will provide interview tips and tricks from the perspective of current attorneys who have interviewed law students. Topics covered will include tips for preparing for interviews, “what happens next” during the interview process, and how to present your best self.

Jennifer Chu ’20, White & Case
Kwonsun Jung ’19, Kirkland & Ellis
Hoori Kim ’18, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Jialin Yang ’20, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

1:00 – 2:00 PM
The Gallery,
Myron Taylor Hall


Grab and Go lunch will be available for participants in the Gallery.

2:00 – 4:00 PM
Virtual and Myron Taylor Hall

Mock Interviews

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